Dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Umpqua Watershed and beyond through education, training, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship.

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Protecting the Best and Restoring the Rest since 1995.




Your support is much appreciated and needed to ensure that industries and agencies are accountable for their actions whilst providing opportunities for youth and adults to appreciate the outdoors and the wilderness.

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“Protect the Best and Restore the Rest.”

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February 12th

    Annual Valentine’s Weekend Snowshoe Hike at Crater Lake.     Meet at corner of Diamond Lake & Fowler St. @ 8AM to     carpool.

March 2nd-5th

    Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) in     Eugene.

March 11th

    Save the Date for our 21st Annual Banquet and Auction. Doors     open at 5PM.  Buy your tickets HERE !

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Mar 2015

Umpqua Watersheds celebrates it’s 20th anniversary

On March 14, 2015 Umpqua Watersheds had it’s 19th annual banquet to celebrate 20 years of conservation, restoration, and education in the Umpqua valley.

Apr 2015


We received funding from the Walmart Community Grants Team  and Bessie Minor Swift Foundation for our Oregon Youth Conservation Crew and Science Friday education programs.

Twin Lakes, Crater Lake Hiking bonanza, and more!

July has been a month of outdoor adventure and fun! UW took 20 youth and 15 volunteers backpacking, swimming, and hiking at Twin Lakes from July 17-19. July 18 marked the annual River Appreciation Day celebration, and UW partnered with Oregon Wild July 18-24 to lead hikes around the proposed Crater Lake Wilderness Area.

Jul 2015

Feeling Thankful

The Umpqua Watersheds Board and Staff is beyond grateful for our grant funders, sponsors, volunteers and members. We thriving because of YOU! Thank you!

Jan 2016

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MLK Day Helpers

Thank you to all of those who came out to help for our MLK River Clean-Up Service Day!  Articles and other news covering the event can be found here and here.

Jan 2017